Arizona Departament of Corrections

Department Name
Arizona Department of Corrections
Official Website
Currently Incarcerated Inmates
1601 W. Jefferson, Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone Number

Types of Correctional Facilities in Arizona

Those who are sentenced in Arizona are overseen by the Arizona Department of Corrections facility. If you or someone you know is searching for an inmate, you can use the DOC inmate database to find them, schedule visitations, and phone calls. Keep in mind that the inmate search is only for those serving their sentence in Arizona State prison. If inmates are serving in other jails such as city, county, or police, you will need to visit their respective website for information.

Mission of Arizona Department of Corrections

Each state prison across the United States has its own mission statement. The Arizona Department of Corrections is filled with trained personnel that work hard to protect the people of Arizona by securely incarcerating convicted felons. Their mission is to provide a structured program designed to support inmate accountability, successful community reintegration, and provide effective supervision for those offenders released from prison. Their core value is PRICE.

  • P = Professionalism: Modeling the ideal
  • R = Responsibility: Owning your actions
  • I = Integrity: Doing the right thing
  • C = Courage: Taking action despite fear
  • E = Efficiency: Making every action count

How to Search for an Offender

If you are looking for an inmate in the Arizona Department of Corrections, you will need to know how to navigate the website to find the inmate you are looking for. Head to to begin your search. From the home page, scroll over the public resources tab, move down and click on inmate datasearch.

Once you are on the inmate datasearch page, you can search for an inmate by knowing their specific ADC number, or putting in their last name and first initial.

Keep in mind that some ADC inmates have been victims of identity theft and fraud. Therefore, to keep them safe from further victimization, they have been removed from the public website.

If you have trouble finding an inmate, contact [email protected].

How to Talk to an Inmate

Do you want to talk or visit an inmate? An inmate in the Arizona Department of Corrections can talk to friends or loved ones via phone or visitation, but there is a process.

From the home page, you will want to scroll over the tab prisons & visitations. Then, click on application to visit an inmate/phone application.

Potential visitors and those who want to receive phone calls from inmates will have to submit an application to be granted this access. You can submit an application online, or you can print the application and mail it in.

Keep the following in mind before you apply:

  • Do not submit an application if an inmate is in the intake process at Alhambra or Perryville.
  • Your one-time non-refundable background fee of $25 is due within 30 days.
  • Failure to pay your fee will lead to automatic denial of the application.
  • If the application is denied, you will have to wait 180 days to re-apply.
  • You will need the inmates ADC number, last name, first name, and middle initial.
  • You still need to use the regular application process even if you only wish to accept phone calls from inmates.

Applications will be approved or denied within 90 days. It is up to the inmate to inform the person of their application status.

Keep in mind phone rates are subject to change. Check the rates before accepting a call to ensure you know what you are paying.

If you know an inmate in the Arizona Department of Corrections, know that these procedures are set in place to ensure the safety of everyone. From visiting to making phone calls, it is important that everyone follows the rules to keep inmates, visitors, and workers safe.

Correctional Facilities in Arizona

There are 196 jails and prisons in state Arizona

Tempe City Jail

PO Box 871812 325 East Apache Boulevard, Tempe, AZ, 85287


Quartzsite City Jail

305 North Plymouth Avenue PO Box 2812, Quartzsite, AZ, 85346


Kingman City Jail

2730 East Andy Devine Avenue, Kingman, AZ, 86401


Flagstaff City Jail

PO Box 5602 Building 98A, Flagstaff, AZ, 86011


Clifton City Jail

210 Coronado Blvd PO Box 1415, Clifton, AZ, 85533


Chino Valley City Jail

1950 Voss Drive, Chino Valley, AZ, 86323


Carefree City Jail

37622 North Cave Creek Road PO Box 5873, Carefree, AZ, 85377


Camp Verde City Jail

646 South 1st Street, Camp Verde, AZ, 86322


Williams Community Jail

501 West Route 66, Williams, AZ, 86046


Yuma Jail

1500 South First Avenue, Yuma, AZ, 85364


St. Johns Jail

1190 West Cleveland PO Box 698, St. Johns, AZ, 85936


Wickenburg Jail

155 North Tegner Street Suite C, Wickenburg, AZ, 85390


Willcox Jail

151 West Maley, Willcox, AZ, 85643


Superior Jail

734 West Main Street, Superior, AZ, 85273


Winslow Jail

115 East Second Street, Winslow, AZ, 86047


Thatcher Jail

3700 West Main Street PO Box 670, Thatcher, AZ, 85552


Tolleson Jail

8350 West Van Buren Street, Tolleson, AZ, 85383


Surprise Jail

14250 West Statler Plaza Suite #103, Surprise, AZ, 85374


Tombstone Jail

PO Box 339, Tombstone, AZ, 85638


Wellton Jail

28618 Oakland Avenue, Wellton, AZ, 85356